Procedures

Judge refuses CPS appeal against protester acquittals

Application 'significantly' and 'repeatedly' misrepresents court's judgment, says district judge

White collar prosecutions up for first time in five years

Over 600,000 fraud reports in same period but only a 1 per cent increase in prosecutions recorded

SFO’s ‘blockbuster funding’ called into question

White collar crime agency could provide better value for money, report finds

Draconian law cheats Hillsborough families out of compensation

Urgent law review needed to reflect modern society, say lawyers

How useful are DPAs to 
the defendant?

Deferred prosecution agreements can reduce costs and potentially lead to further prosecutions, but for companies they have few advantages over a guilty plea, writes Ben Henriques

Criminalisation of doping in sport

Dr Gregory Ioannidis considers whether the public interest can justify a coercive response to anti-doping violations in sport

Brexit will harm UK’s ability to combat cyber attacks, say experts

Covert policing barrister takes aim at IP Bill for not being sufficiently precise to meet minimum legal standards